THE BIG LAKE GIRLS TENNIS TEAM. Front row, from left to right is Amanda Campbell, Allison Robertson, Mary Peterson and Alexa Campbell. Middle Row is Manager Spencer Mattson, Kelly Jochum, Kendal Janousek, Mady Johnson, Karleigh Johnson, Hannah Kalthoff and Coach Klingenberg. Back Row is Coach Brett Mattson, Sarah Kalthoff, Alex Smith, Aleesha Moss, Paige Domyahn and Kendall Wessman. (Photo by Chris Lommel).

Tennis falls in sections

Staff Writer
Jennifer Edwards


The Big Lake Hornets girls varsity tennis team lost the first round of section play to the Princeton Tigers, 7-0, this week.
“Princeton is a very good team,” said Coach Brett Mattson, who has coached boys and girls tennis for the last three years.
The Princeton Tigers are the conference champions. Princeton will go on to play the winner of a match between Andover and Cambridge-Isanti.
In section singles, Mady Johnson lost a close first round match against Elk River's Lauren Brayden. 3-6, 3-6.
Karleigh Johnson lost in straight sets to the number 2 seed from Princeton, Mary Claire Mayerchak, 0-6, 0-6.
Big Lake's twin double duo of Alexa and Amanda Campbell came up short against the fifth seed team of sisters from Princeton, Bri and Kelsey Dorr. 4-6, 2-6.
Ali Robertson and Mary Peterson fell in straight sets to the two seed from Forest Lake, Bailey Nordby and Taylor Emly, 0-6, 0-6.
Girls season ending banquet is set for this Sunday at 3:00pm,
The girls won three matches this year, versus Osseo, North Branch and St. Francis. They end the season in eighth place in the 10 member Mississippi 8 Conference. 


Mike Zdychnec, Executive Program Director for Healthcare Management at MN School of Business. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

JEN SCHUMACHER (far left), applauds as 15-year-old Matthew Trutna wins the 2015 Team Liam 5K Saturday. (Photos by Jennifer Edwards).

Kathleen R. Huber

DANCERS FROM JENNIFER’S DANCE CENTER will be performing at Disney World in Florida in October. Pictured (front row, left to right), are Grace Esselman, Lillian St. Jean, Sophia Gerou, Kailey Buchta, Rowan Payne and Hannah Oakes. Middle row are Amelia Cameron, Brianna Anthony, Jacqie Bengtson, Gianna Mitchell, Alex Dillion, Abby Yanke and Rose Curtis. Back row are Tori Ramert, Alexis Erickson, Sophia St. Ives, Tiana Link, Rachel Royseth, Kristian Kunkel, Brooklynn Bengtson, Nicole Bengtson and Kendall Luoma. Not pictured are Haylee Oakes and Melanie Miskowic. (Submitted photo).

FIVE GIRLS FROM MARY OF THE VISITATION CHURCH’S YOUTH GROUP helped Gail Stanley (not pictured) of Big Lake pack her belongings for a move she was taking to Princeton last weekend. The girls are (from left to right): Bridget Buchholz, Jasmine Johnson, Michaela Manifold, Brittney Kostek and Josie Berger. (Photo by Bill Morgan)
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